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m + m = match

I met a fellow-Ottawan named Mélanie Rebane on twitter a few weeks ago, and we got along great. Fast forward to last Tuesday when we met up in person. Four hours blew by — full of laughs, shop talk and everything in between, plus our own mini-shoot where John snapped the photo above.

And there you have it: John and I are stoked to have found a photographer for our Ottawa wedding partay! She’s just the right mix of spunk, warmth, fun and talent to capture what we’re sure will be a hoppin’ evening. (The fact that she goes by ‘m photography’ is pure coincidence, I swear — and a good omen, methinks!)

Mélanie specialises in small/boutique weddings…

family photos…

and maternity pictures…

Check out her website and blog for more.

I can picture Mélanie feeling right at home amongst our friends, engaging them to partake in some hammy posing… but then she obviously also has the eye and ability to capture some truly touching and candid moments. I can’t wait to see what she’ll come up with at our little shindig.

Even as she played with the settings on her fancy schmancy camera on the evening we met up, she took this quick shot of me:


It’s rare for me to think I look nice in a photo… but I really dig this shot. It bodes well for our wedding ‘do, doesn’t it!??

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  1. samantha
    June 2nd, 2009 at 00:32 | #1

    the photos are great! thats so exciting!!
    you know, you two should really take some lessons to get you ready for the big dance.. :P

  2. June 2nd, 2009 at 05:56 | #2

    Great picture! I love it!

  3. Malrene (Mel’s mom)
    June 2nd, 2009 at 08:24 | #3

    Melanie has never ceased to amaze me in all that she does… this is just another talent that blows me away! I am so proud to be her mom.

  4. June 2nd, 2009 at 09:35 | #4

    Woot! You’re getting married? I didn’t know. Congrats.

    Great choice in photographer. Love her work! And yes, that last pic is awesome.

  5. June 2nd, 2009 at 20:16 | #5

    awesome! Those are some great photos that she has taken, and that one of you in particular is fantastic!

    Oh, the people we can meet!

  6. June 2nd, 2009 at 20:46 | #6

    Girl!!! ” You should be a part time model!!!” (lol—Flight of the Conchords)_ You look stunning. That is so exciting! What dress are you wearing?????????????

  7. June 3rd, 2009 at 16:06 | #7

    LOVE the photo of the little girl sitting on the floor … the last one of you is pretty cute too! :) Glad you got one wedding thing figured out – yay! I still like the coinky dink of the “m&m” :)

  8. June 4th, 2009 at 03:24 | #8

    cool pictures ~ very exciting re your wedding! great to have found someone you like for the photos :)

  9. June 7th, 2009 at 18:02 | #9

    that photo of you is beautiful! i hope to take pictures half that good someday! that’s great that you found someone who is such a great fit for you wedding! how exciting!

  10. June 16th, 2009 at 01:52 | #10

    Keep working ,great job!

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